Mbarara University lies on the banks of the scenic Rwizi River in Mbarara Municipality. Rwizi a tributary of Lake Victoria with its sky blue waters snakes through the famous hills of southwestern Uganda’s grazing lands to Mburo National Park. The Rwizi provides a cool and serene atmosphere to its surroundings.
The vibrant student life on Mbarara campus makes up a vibrant melting pot of different cultures and various student organizations. They cater for a wide range of interests such as culture, politics, religions, spiritual concern and relaxation. There are also a number of well-known and established student activities, such as KinaMUST that add to the unique experience of being a student of MUST.
The university is recognized by National Council for Higher Education in Uganda. With acclaimed national and international recognition for best practices in outreach and community relations from Association of Commonwealth Universities, European Union , Civil Society of Uganda, produces the best development workers and health care professionals.
Vision: To be a centre of academic and professional excellence in Science and Technology.
Mission: To provide quality and relevant education at national and international level with particular emphasis on Science and Technology and its application to community development